Tim Tebow: Clemson & Alabama are the best teams in the country again this season | First Take

Tim Tebow joins First Take to discuss the decision that the Pac-12 will play a seven-game season, the chances the College Football Playoff National Championship is played and the best teams in the country. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Pac-12, Mountain West will play football this fall despite coronavirus pandemic

The Pac-12 hopes to play a seven-game football schedule this fall. | Ralph Freso/AP Nine of the 10 FBS conferences are now ready to have their seasons completed by Dec. 20, the day the College Football Playoff selection committee is scheduled to pick teams to play for the national championship and in the most lucrative […]

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Pac-12 votes to have seven-game football season beginning in November

The Pac-12 presidents and chancellors voted Thursday afternoon to attempt a fall football season, the conference announced. Seven weeks after deciding to postpone until 2021, the conference plans to start games Nov. 7 and play a seven-game season that will culminate with the Pac-12 championship game Dec. 18. The conference’s hope is that its deal […]

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Pac-12 Will Play Football in 2020, Joining Other Top Leagues During the Pandemic

The Pac-12 Conference is joining the other four most powerful leagues in college sports in deciding to play football this fall, defying the risks of the coronavirus pandemic to salvage a season for fans and the financial health of its schools. The Pac-12, which said last month that its teams would not compete until at […]

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The fate of the Pac-12 football season will be decided Thursday

Are you (finally) ready for some football? That’s the question that will confront the Pac-12 Conference presidents and chancellors on Thursday when they vote to decide the fate of a fall football season that’s already been twice delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. UCLA’s official football Twitter feed might have spoken for the rest of the […]

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Commentary: Pac-12’s pause on football decision buys it time to consider public health

As a tidal wave of momentum crested toward a Pac-12 fall football restart Wednesday, with athletic directors from USC and UCLA combining forces to push aside county regulations that had kept their teams from contact, a voice of reason came from Los Angeles City Hall. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has been known to cheer on […]

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Game on? Pac-12 officials could vote Friday to start football season

Just a few days ago, it seemed as if the meeting of Pac-12 presidents and chancellors scheduled for Friday would amount to little more than another opportunity to commiserate about a lost fall sports season. Now there’s a chance they could have something to celebrate. Recent developments including the acquisition of rapid daily testing for […]

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How the Pac-12 and Big Ten could impact the College Football Playoff | Get Up

Paul Finebaum and Heather Dinich explain the steps that the Pac-12 must take to play a 2020 college football season, along with how the Big Ten and Pac-12 would impact the College Football Playoff. #GetUp ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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USC, UCLA ADs team up to revive hopes for a college football season in fall

The day began with the Pac-12 standing alone, the lone Power Five conference still sticking by its decision to sit out the fall football season. But after all of twists and turns on a wild day, after the hand-wringing and conflicting statements and political posturing, the athletic directors from USC and UCLA sat on a […]

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Pac-12 football plans remain in holding pattern

The Pac-12 does not have approval from officials in California and Oregon to play football this fall. | Ralph Freso/AP The Pac-12 reconsidered starting its football season this fall, but does not have approval from state and local health officials in California and Oregon to conduct contact practices. Any plans for the Pac-12 to join […]

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News Analysis: Pressure shifts to Pac-12 after Big Ten decides to play fall football

Suddenly, the Pac-12 is all alone. On Wednesday morning the Big Ten Conference — the Pac-12’s companion in coronavirus caution during the last month as the three other Power Five conferences pushed on toward having a fall football season — made it official that the league has decided to reverse course and play games starting […]

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Pac-12 hopes rapid coronavirus testing could bring back college football sooner

When the Pac-12 voted unanimously to delay football and all other fall sports until the spring, a lack of rapid-response testing for the novel coronavirus was central to the conference’s decision. Less than a month later, a major testing breakthrough may have already quelled those concerns, leaving the door open for a potential return to […]

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Pac-12 starts discussing potential scenarios for football season

The Pac-12 Conference has held preliminary discussions about a possible start date for the football season that was pushed back amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with multiple winter and spring options in play. The possibilities that include six- and eight-game schedules starting as soon as January were discussed in a meeting of conference coaches Friday, according […]

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College Football Playoff on schedule, but it won’t include the Pac-12 or Big Ten

The Pac-12 Conference once again won’t be invited to college football’s biggest stage. The College Football Playoff selection committee on Monday affirmed its plans to hold a national championship game even with the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences sitting out the season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. That means the Pac-12 would be left out for […]

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If colleges aren’t paying football players, they should be allowed to transfer – Jalen Rose | Get Up

Jalen Rose and Desmond Howard join Mike Greenberg on Get Up to discuss whether Big Ten and Pac-12 college football players should be allowed to transfer, with the SEC, ACC and Big 12 still planning to play in 2020. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE […]

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Discussing the impact of the Pac-12 & Big Ten postponing fall sports | Get Up

Ryan Clark, Mark Sanchez and Louis Riddick share their opinions on the Pac-12 and the Big Ten’s decision to postpone fall sports, including the college football season due to coronavirus concerns. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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How should the NCAA handle players who want to transfer? | #Greeny

Jay Bilas joins Mike Greenberg to discuss the Pac-12 joining the Big Ten in postponing the fall football season due to coronavirus concerns and weighs in on how the NCAA should handle players who want to transfer to play football. #Greeny #CollegeFootball ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN […]

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Pac-12 hires veteran executive Merton Hanks as new football operations czar

The Pac-12 Conference announced Thursday that it has hired veteran NFL and college football executive Merton Hanks to fill the newly created role of senior associate commissioner for football operations, essentially making him the conference’s football czar. When he starts the job early next month, Hanks will oversee Pac-12 scheduling, officiating, replay command center, operations, […]

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What to Know About the Pac-12 in the Fall

ImageThe Pac-12 won’t play football in the fall, but may try to play in the spring.Credit…Thomas Graning/Associated Press Good morning. College sports sit squarely at the intersection of knotted debates over how to address longstanding racial inequity, workers’ rights, and how to safely reopen college campuses in the midst of a pandemic. Of course, California […]

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Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott explains decision to postpone college football season | SportsCenter

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott joins SportsCenter to discuss why the conference made the decision to postpone fall sports this season. #SportsCenter #CollegeFootball ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN […]

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Justin Fields definitely shouldn’t play if there’s spring football – Tim Hasselbeck | Get Up

Todd McShay, Tim Hasselbeck and Louis Riddick discuss what the Big Ten and Pac-12 postponing college football means for the 2021 NFL Draft, with quarterback prospects such as Justin Fields of Ohio State and Trey Lance of FCS’s North Dakota State unable to play in the fall of 2020. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get […]

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One infectious disease expert calls staging college sports ‘playing with fire’

The Big 12 Conference is giving fall football a go. The Pac-12 and Big Ten have said no. Which governing body is taking the best approach as their college counterparts grapple with the decision to play amid a raging pandemic? Two infectious disease experts and members of the NCAA’s COVID-19 advisory panel suggested Thursday that […]

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Todd McShay on top NFL prospect Justin Fields’ future | First Take

Todd McShay joins First Take to discuss how the Big Ten & Pac-12 postponing the college football season in the fall will impact top NFL prospects like Ohio State’s QB Justin Fields. #FirstTake #CollegeFootball ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Stephen A. weighs in on the Big Ten & Pac-12 postponing the college football season | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Paul Finebaum react to the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences postponing fall sports and planning to move the college football season to the spring. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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Michael Wilbon sounds off on Nebraska’s response to Big Ten | Pardon The Interruption

Pardon The Interruption’s Michael Wilbon and Frank Isola react to the Big Ten and Pac-12 postponing college football in the fall, with Wilbon criticizing comments made by Nebraska Cornhuskers representatives about wanting to play. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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